Selecting the direction of rotation (ﬁg. C)
For tightening screws, use forward (clockwise) rotation.
For loosening screws use reverse (counterclockwise) rotation.
- To select forward rotation, push the forward/reverse slider (2)
to the forward position.
- To select reverse rotation, push the forward/reverse slider (2)
to the rearward position.
- To lock the tool, set the forward/reverse slider into the
Screwdriving (ﬁg. C)
- Select forward or reverse rotation using the forward/reverse
- To switch the tool on, press the on/off switch (1).
- To switch the tool off, release the on/off switch (1).
This tool is ﬁtted with an automatic spindle lock so that it can
be used as a normal screwdriver. Use the tool this way to
loosen very tight screws or to ﬁrmly tighten screws.
Hints for optimum use
Always use the correct type and size of screwdriver bit.
If screws are difﬁcult to tighten, try applying a small
amount of washing liquid or soap as a lubricant.
Use the spindle lock to loosen very tight screws or to
ﬁrmly tighten screws.
Always hold the tool and screwdriver bit in a straight line
with the screw.
When screwing in wood, it is recommended to drill a pilot
hole with a depth equal to the length of the screw. A pilot
hole guides the screw and prevents splintering or
distortion of the wood. For the optimum size of the pilot
hole, refer to the table below.
When screwing in hardwood, also drill a clearance hole
with a depth equal to half the length of the screw. For the
optimum size of the clearance hole, refer to the table
Pilot hole ø
No. 6 (3.5 mm) 2.0 mm
No. 8 (4 mm)
No. 10 (5 mm)
The performance of your tool depends on the accessory used.
Black & Decker and Piranha accessories are engineered to
high quality standards and designed to enhance the
performance of your tool. By using these accessories you will
get the very best from your tool.
Pilot hole ø
This tool uses screwdriver bits with a 1/4" (6.35 mm) hexagonal
shank. Piranha Super-lok accessories are designed for use
with this tool.
Your Black & Decker tool has been designed to operate over a
long period of time with a minimum of maintenance.
Continuous satisfactory operation depends upon proper tool
care and regular cleaning.
Your charger does not require any maintenance apart from
Warning! Before performing any maintenance on the tool,
remove the battery from the tool. Unplug the charger before
Regularly clean the ventilation slots in your tool and
charger using a soft brush or dry cloth.
Regularly clean the motor housing using a damp cloth.
Do not use any abrasive or solvent-based cleaner.
Protecting the environment
Separate collection. This product must not be
disposed of with normal household waste.
Should you ﬁnd one day that your Black & Decker product
needs replacement, or if it is of no further use to you, do not
dispose of it with household waste. Make this product
available for separate collection.
Separate collection of used products and packaging
allows materials to be recycled and used again.
Re-use of recycled materials helps prevent
environmental pollution and reduces the demand for
Local regulations may provide for separate collection of
electrical products from the household, at municipal waste
sites or by the retailer when you purchase a new product.
Black & Decker provides a facility for the collection and
recycling of Black & Decker products once they have reached
the end of their working life. To take advantage of this service
please return your product to any authorised repair agent who
will collect them on our behalf.
You can check the location of your nearest authorised repair
agent by contacting your local Black & Decker ofﬁce at the
address indicated in this manual. Alternatively, a list of
authorised Black & Decker repair agents and full details of our
after-sales service and contacts are available on the Internet